A statement by the U.N.-convened group suggests that tinkering with the atmosphere could be necessary to meet climate goals
The devices could be the 'healthy' future of smoking or a menace
Leading toxicologists and endocrinologists are trading barbs over chemicals linked to developmental problems in humans and the best ways to serve public health
Researchers are gathering this week to debate the most humane methods of dispatching lab animals, which are primarily rodents
Russia has vetoed a proposal for the huge marine reserve
Proposals for two huge marine reserves are back on the agenda at a major international meeting
The federal oceanographic fleet could be reduced to half its size by 2026, barring major investment
A top government environmental scientist says that wildlife control is still necessary to stem bovine tuberculosis
The new agreement would set catch limits that are in line with scientific advice
A fisheries closure backs up suspicions that nets drive down diving-bird populations
The next wave of genetically modified crops is making its way to market—and might just ease concerns over "Frankenfoods"
A proposed ban of pesticides called neonicotinoids is gathering scientific support as some experts are calling for more field studies. The goal is to reverse massive honeybee hive die-offs, which also afflict U.S...
Wallace, who came up with the concept of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin, had the house built in 1872 in Grays, England. The naturalist is said to have lived in the house for about four years...
Testimonies made to two royal commissions in the 19th century suggest that bottom trawling was depleting whitefish at that time, documenting concerns about this practice long before detailed records came into use...
Protection for elephants, rhinos, sharks and trees was extended by states party to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Researchers are marshaling technology in a bid to thwart the harvest-threatening outbreak in Central America
Oversize penises are not always enough to let these immobile crustaceans mate if the animals live in solitude, so they release sperm into the sea, which allows other barnacles to capture it and thus fertilize eggs...
If stem cell tools can make drug development more efficient, it could arrest the decline of industry funding in neurological conditions, where drug development has proved especially expensive and tricky...
A relaxation of "executive functions" during rapping allows for more natural de-focused attention and uncensored processes to occur--possibly the hallmark of creativity, a researcher says...
A U.N. meteorological body has approved a framework for managing climate predictions to advise policymakers and locals on crop production, infrastructure planning and disease management